Associate, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP Berlin)Germany
Fabian Burkhardt is an Associate at the Eastern Europe and Eurasia research division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP). Mr. Burkhardt researches the role of institutions and elites in authoritarian regimes with a regional focus on Russia. Before joining SWP Berlin, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and was a research fellow at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich. With other editorial board members of the Russian studies analytical platform ridl.io, he co-edited the volume A successful failure. Russia after Crimea. Mr. Burkhardt holds a Ph.D. in political science from University of Bremen.